Private Junior School in Colchester

About our Junior School

Our Junior School provides a traditional academic education for boys and girls from age five to eleven years. The Junior School is separated into the Prep School, Reception to Year 2, and the Junior School, Years 3 to 6.

  • Ages 5 – 11 years
  • Small class sizes
  • Individualised learning programmes
  • Gifted and talented programme
  • Structured 11+ Preparation Programme
  • Daily individual reading for all Prep Children
  • Outstanding pastoral care
  • Before and After School Care from 7.15 am to 6.00 pm
  • Wide and varied extra-curricular programme

and much more…

“My child loves the school and the environment he is in. Every day he is learning new and exciting things. The school provides individualised learning programmes suitable for each individual child.”

Parent, Colchester High School

Why Choose Colchester High Junior School?

Before & After School Care

From 7.15am to 8.25am, and 3.30pm to 6.00pm, you can find children playing, drawing and chatting in our Breakfast, After School and Wraparound Clubs, while others study in our Homework Club. It’s an arrangement that families find invaluable for the flexibility it gives them at drop-off and collection time.

Latest SIS Inspection Report

Our latest inspection highlights that: 

“Pupils show excellent spiritual, moral, social and cultural development… strongly supported by excellent pastoral care and welfare systems.”


Next Steps onto Senior School

Our Senior School provides an extensive curriculum and a friendly supportive academic environment to inspire our pupils to achieve results above and beyond their predicted grades at GCSE Level.

Many of our children pass the 11+ or receive Scholarships into our Senior School.

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